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Cultural TechniquesGrids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Bernhard Siegert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions ... More

Governing Global Electronic NetworksInternational Perspectives on Policy and Power

Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

William J. Drake and Ernest J. Wilson III (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The burgeoning use and transformative impact of global electronic networks are widely recognized to be defining features of contemporary world affairs. Less often noted has been the increasing ... More

Networked Publics

Networked Publics

Kazys Varnelis (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Digital media and network technologies are now part of everyday life. The Internet has become the backbone of communication, commerce, and media; the ubiquitous mobile phone connects us with others ... More

QuantifiedBiosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Dawn Nafus (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Today anyone can purchase technology that can track, quantify, and measure the body and its environment. Wearable or portable sensors detect heart rates, glucose levels, steps taken, water quality, ... More

Rethinking Media Pluralism

Rethinking Media Pluralism

Kari Karppinen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823245123
eISBN:
9780823268979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245123.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In this book, the author argues that media pluralism needs to be rescued from its depoliticized uses and re-imagined more broadly as a normative value that refers to the distribution of communicative ... More

Strategies for Media ReformInternational Perspectives

Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Des Freedman, Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens, and Robert W. McChesney (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This collection brings together strategies for advancing media reform objectives, prepared by 33 scholars and activists working in and/or studying in more than 25 countries, including: Canada, Mexico ... More

Transforming Global Information and Communication MarketsThe Political Economy of Innovation

Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Innovation in information and communication technology (ICT) fuels the growth of the global economy. How ICT markets evolve depends on politics and policy, and since the 1950s, periodic overhauls of ... More

Working-Class Network SocietyCommunication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The idea of the “digital divide,” the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. This book describes a more ... More

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